This position is located in Serra Mesa.
8-hour shift, weekends as needed
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Internal candidates only (Current Sharp HealthCare employees)
- Masters or Doctoral prepared nurse
- Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
- Current CPR, ACLS, NRP certification
- 3-5 years of recent RN experience in Recovery Room or Women's Health
- A clinical expert in theory and/or research based nursing practice within women's health, specifically Perianesthesia services.
- Experience functioning in the following roles: clinical expert, educator, researcher and consultant.
This is a Temporary position until a CNS candidate can be found. It will last a minimum of 6 months or until the CNS position is filled. This is a Senior Nurse Specialist position for the Perianesthesia group which consists of the Pre-operative, post-operative, and Women's Acute care units at SMBHWN. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: applies expertise in evidence-based nursing practice within Perianesthesia areas, functions as a clinical resource, educator, and consultant. Contributes to resource management, leadership, research and professional development for the unit and hospital. Collaborates with the Director and unit leadership to ensure implementation of department operational goals and those of the hospital, including Baby Friendly certification, COEMIG, Magnet and Planetree designations. Clients include patient/family, nursing staff, physicians and the organization.
The Women’s Recovery Room is a 13-bed unit and 3-bed nursery to provide recovery services post-surgery for the mother and newborn. Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns provides a full range of medical and surgical services including robotic gynecologic surgery and oncology.
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns is a nationally recognized, full-service Women's Hospital with approximately 8,500 deliveries per year and is part of the Sharp HealthCare system, which won the 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Located in San Diego, it is nationally recognized for its care of expectant mothers and delivering babies, as well as its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – the largest in Southern California. Other services include Operating Room suites and PACU, Mother/Infant Services, Women’s Acute Care, and the Perinatal Special Care Unit with centralized monitoring specializing in high-risk antepartum care.
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns provides a full range of medical and surgical services for women of all ages, including robotic gynecologic surgery and oncology and is San Diego's only hospital dedicated to women's care. In 2009 and 2010, the hospital received the Press Ganey Summit Award for physician satisfaction scores above the 95th percentile or above for their two most recent physician partnership reports.
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